In an official event today, Huawei launches its new flagship in the Honor V series today with the name Honor V9 that comes with flagship level specifications with dual rear camera and a fingerprint scanner as well. The Honor V9 is listed at official Honor website and will be available for sale in China via number of online resellers like JD, Vmall, tmall and other retailers as well. The Huawei Honor V9 comes with a price tag of 2599 Yuan (around $377) for the 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage capacity, 2999 Yuan (around $436) for the 6GB + 64GB inbuilt storage variant and 3499 Yuan (around $508) for the 6GB + 128GB inbuilt storage capacity. It will be available in Gold, Red, Black and Blue color options in China starting February 28 at 10:00 AM local time.
The Huawei Honor V9 comes with model number DUK-AL20 and features a 5.7-inch Quad HD display with 2560 x 1440 pixels resolution and a pixel density of 515 ppi. It is powered by the 2.4GHz Kirin 960 octa-core processor with Mali G71 MP8 GPU. The Honor V9 comes with variants including a 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage, 4GB RAM + 64GB inbuilt storage and 6GB RAM + 128GB inbuilt storage capacity. The device also comes with MicroSD card expandable storage slot with up to 128GB storage. It runs on the Android 7.0 Nougat OS out of the box with EMUI 5.0 on top. It comes with hybrid dual-SIM slot.
The Honor V9 features a dual rear camera with 12-megapixel monochrome sensor along with a 12MP RGB sensor with f/2.2 aperture, laser autofocus and dual tone LED Flash. An 8-megapixel front facing camera is also available with f/2.0 aperture and wide-angle lens. A 4,000mAh non-removable battery powers the device that can deliver 30 hours of talk time and upto 21 days of standby time. Connectivity options available 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2 LE, GPS, GLONASS, NFC, 3.5mm Audio port and a USB Type-C 2.0 port. It measures 157 × 77.5 × 6.97 mm and weighs 184 grams. A fingerprint sensor is available on the rear panel of the device and you can use it for mobile payments with the help of Huawei Pay app.